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Articles by Valery K. Brobbey

CONTRIBUTING EDITOR
June 6, 2008
The mission may not be over after all for the Biodiesel@MIT team, which three weeks ago was prepared to abandon its two-year project in the face of insurmountably high costs.
CONTRIBUTING EDITOR
April 15, 2008
A sprinkler went off in Next House late on the night of Saturday, April 5, flooding portions of one hall.
CONTRIBUTING EDITOR
March 21, 2008
Bexley Hall has decided to stop paying its yearly $1,200 tax to the Dormitory Council and will not be represented by Dormcon, effectively seceding from the organization.
CONTRIBUTING EDITOR
February 12, 2008
Egypt beat Cameroon 1-0 in the final of the 2008 African Cup of Nations soccer tournament on Sunday in Accra, Ghana. The win marks Egypt’s record sixth African Cup title, successfully defending the trophy they won on home field in 2006.
NEWS EDITOR
September 18, 2007
With students in 3.091 (Introduction to Solid-State Chemistry) outnumbering seats in 10-250, where the subject is traditionally taught, course administrators have decided to add live video streaming of the lectures in 26-100.
NEWS EDITOR
September 7, 2007
A ribbon cutting ceremony was held on Tuesday as part of the formal opening of iHouse, the new living and leaning community in New House 1.
ASSOCIATE NEWS EDITOR
May 4, 2007
The results of the undergraduate summer housing lottery were released this past Tuesday, with over 96 percent of students who applied for summer housing receiving their first choice of dormitory. In all, 685 students applied for summer housing, with 35 cancelling so far. Last year, 750 people applied for the lottery.
ASSOCIATE NEWS EDITOR
May 1, 2007
A small crowd of about 25 students attended the Dormitory Council elections meeting that selected Sarah C. Hopp ’08 and James T. Albrecht ’08 as president and executive vice president, respectively. The meeting was held last night at the East Campus Talbot lounge. Six other DormCon positions were also selected during the meeting (see the table on page 14 for final results). Bexley Hall and Next House were not represented at the elections.
ASSOCIATE NEWS EDITOR
April 6, 2007
The fee for the Preferred Dining program is set to increase $25 in the fall, drawing student criticism of dining at MIT. The announcement coincided with the introduction of buffet-style dinners at Pritchett Dining last Monday. The cost of Preferred Dining has already jumped $75 since fall 2005, setting the current price at $300.
ASSOCIATE NEWS EDITOR
March 6, 2007
The Cambridge-MIT Institute is providing funding for the Cambridge-MIT Exchange program in what will be the last year of the CMI. Funding from CMI for the exchange program was originally supposed to last until 2006, and it was uncertain where funding for CME would come from. CMI is expected to fold up in 2008, and other funding sources will need to be found for CME.
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